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digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, police will dig up a driveway. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> hoffa's son, james, is now president of the
house spokes person dana perino said, it's a sign that detroit continues to adopt and evolve and address the change in consumer tastes and attitudes. and i think that they're adapting well. that was seven months before president obama took the oath of office. the wheels were in motion. the wheels of bankruptcy were already in motion for the entire automobile industry, and there were no takers. general motors had cut 71,000 jobs since 2008. general motors had lost more than $54 billion since 2005. now, on november 18th, just several months after that quote from dana perino, mitt romney wrote infamously in the detroit free press, let detroit go bankrupt. in other words, let them die. the engine, one of the biggest engines of the united states economy was told, you're on your own. get out of here. the republicans still can't decide what they want to this day. ryan actually wanted the president to micromanage a plant that closed before he took office. at the same time, romney and other republicans wanted to liquidate the entire industry. >> it could have gone back more effectively and sooner
. >> when my opponent said we should just let detroit go bankrupt, that would have meant walking away from an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. it supports businesses in 82 of 88 ohio counties. so when he said that, i said, no, i'm going to bet on america. i'm betting on american workers. >> ohio's 7.2% unemployment rate is directly linked to the auto rescue, the loan. romney's campaign will live to regret "let detroit go bankrupt," that editorial, that of course he pinned in a detroit newspaper. according to cnn, a longtime gop strategist called obama's advantage on the automobile loan a kick in the blanks for the romney campaign. you can fill in the blanks for yourself. i think you know what he said. romney is also still struggling to undo the damage done by ads highlighting his record at bain capital. the obama campaign and super pacs flooded the airwaves in ohio with ads, pushing romney's anti-working man image. one particular ad was especially damaging. >> out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage, gathered the guy, and we built that 30-foot stage, no
themselves rich by taking money from the city of droit detroit. now the former mayor and three others, including his dad, are on trial for corruption. our legal guys will be weighing in on this case. >>> and you can continue watching cnn from your mobile phone. you can also watch cnn live from your laptop anywhere you go. just go to cnn.com/tv. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. yeah, you -- you know, everything can cost upwards of...[ whistles ] i did not want to think about that. relax, relax, relax. look at me, look at me. three words, dad -- e-trade financial consultants. so i can just go talk to 'em? just walk right in and talk to 'em. dude, those guys are pros. they'll hook you up with a solid plan. they'll -- wa-- wa-- wait a minute. bobby? bobby! what are you
was buried under a suburban detroit shed around the time hoffa disappeared. >>> today, ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven
detroit should go bankrupt, you're going to hear about ending the war in iraq, he's going to say that thing about every american getting their fair shot and playing by the rules. if you're a fan, a fan enough to go to a speech like this, you likely know what you're going to hear in broad strokes. today, today on the campaign trail, there was this moment in ohio where the crowd totally thought that president obama was going somewhere that he was not actually going. they started to audibly react as if he was talking about something that they pretty clearly really wanted him to talk about. but he was not going where they thought he was. listen. >> now, there was one person at governor romney's convention last week who wasn't entirely on script. no, no -- >> no, no. the crowd is sort of half booing and half starting to applaud. and a lillal excitement that president obama is about to talk about the off skrift guy from last week, right? he's going to talk about this clint eastwood thing, but that's not what the president is about to do at all. behold an ortorical letdown in ohio. >> t
containing equipment for an event featuring joe biden tomorrow in detroit, this u-haul truck was stolen. that's coming from the u.s. secret service. i'm going to read just a quote from a spokesman. quote, a u-haul that we were utilizing was stolen at the weston hotel overnight. that's from ed donovan with the secret service. they are not saying what was actually in the truck, so we're unclear about that. but the secret service representative is saying that this should not interfere with biden's event tomorrow in downtown detroit. gary. >> that's an unusual development. we don't hear that kind of story too much. let's talk about, shannon, about what expectations barack obama needs to meet at the democratic convention. >> reporter: yeah, a n a lot of ways his charge is different from mitt romney's last week in tampa. mitt romney had to introduce himself to a lot of people who don't know him, but the president obviously is well known, as you mentioned right off top. his case is his charge -- his case to make the case for re-election. we can expect the speakers to come out and talk about the thin
outside a suburban detroit home. after all these years. >> no kidding. >>> good morning, everybody, welcome to "early start." we're so glad you're with us on a thursday. i'm alina cho. >> so glad you're back. >> john berman is hosting "starting point" for us today. >>> football fans across the country can go back to cursing out the real referees again because the nfl lockout is finally over. the blown call that blew everybody's mind on monday night, sure lit a fire. the league and its referees reaching a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement. this was late last night. should we call it early this morning? >> early this morning. >> everything is moving quickly. all of this means no more replacement refs. commissioner roger goodell confirming the regular officials will be back on the field tonight when the baltimore ravens host the cleveland browns. jason carroll is here. the league had to move quickly. >> a lot of relief there. >> this was spiraling out of control. >> absolutely. we all remember what happened during that monday night game. 70,000 calls to the nfl because of
day campaigning in detroit. a u-haul truckloaded with equipment for a vp event was stolen this weekend right outside a detroit hotel. biden speaks at a labor day rally after marching in a parade. he had scheduled to speak in charlotte. that is scheduled for thursday. >>> from wall street to north carolina. occupy protesters take to the streets ahead of the democratic national convention. we'll tell you why coming up. [ female announcer ] want to spend less and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to etrade.com for a great retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand
-americans are not feeling mitt romney is because jobs are extremely important to us. right now in detroit, another town i've lived in 20 years, people are back to work because of barack obama saved the auto industry. not the level they'd like to, but in the right direction. >> two of tonight's featured speakers are former bain capital employees randy johnson and s cindy ewing. they've both appeared on this show to talk about the record. watch this. >> to me it's simple. it's profits before people. i don't think he's in touch for the reality of what it means to be on the shop floor. he's never been a manager on a shop floor. he's never done anything but produced profits for the rich. >> i really, really find his claims he created jobs to be offensive. because the jobs he created were entry-level service and retail positions. they were not jobs that gave people a living wage where they could support their families, send their kids to school. the jobs he eliminated in our plant absolutely were. >> these are two of the speakers tonight. do you expect a harsh attack on bain tonight? >> i certainly think they
's no engine growl to speak of because this super car is electric. and it's not from detroit, germany or even japan. this prototype comes from a small company in croatia. they already have an order from the royal family in abu dhabi. >> so, chad myers, you got a cool million to buy one of these? >> $980,000. i don't have that either. >> tell me about it. >> have you ever driven an electric car? >> yes. >> if you ever get to vegas or some place else, find a place called pole position raceway. there are these electric go-carts. they fly. they have so much torque. it must be the way of the future because i get excited. 1,100 and some odd horsepower. >> talks about the torque vectoring control system so each wheel is controlled by a separate engine. >> yep. because when you go around a corner, the left wheel if you're going around a right corner, the left wheel has to go farther. it gives that wheel more power. it will turn the car for you. literally. like an active suspension. the right rear will spin more times than the left front will to get you around that corner. but only for a million dolla
and inclusion and whether you are a single mother here in detroit, whether you are a gay man in san francisco, whether you are a blue collar worker in newark, new jersey. this is the party for you. we must stand for your right, value and american dream, too. >> probably the most controversial plank is the one on same-sex marriage. democrats will pledge their support for marriage equality, churches, religious institutions and the work to repeal the law that only recognizes marriage as between a man and a woman. booker will deliver the platform for the democrats with his speech. he's one of the high profile speakers for next week. former president, jimmy carter, michelle obama gets her chance on the same day as carter. wednesday belongs to bill clinton. vice president biden goes on thursday right before president obama. one thing people will watch for is the post convention bump in the polls. look at the numbers. the bump has been nearly nonexistence. john mccain in 2008, john kerry in 2004 got nothing. the change coincides with the rise of cable news and the internet as news sources and the sc
. >> kimberly: well quick. tracy reese is talented african-american designer that comes from detroit. her fashions are affordable. i'm a fan of hers. it wear them. attending her fashion show on saturday. >> greg: you are not going to get a free dress out of this. >> kimberly: i know. but i like it. anyway, she looks great. dade great job. now her husband has to live up to that performance. will he? ahead, democrats change the party platform on god and jerusalem because of reporting by fox news channel? details coming up. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >>> i'm bret baier inside time warner arena in charlotte, north carolina. site of the democratic national convention. big story here, stunning reversal a few minutes ago of the language in the democratic party platform. tonight on "special report," democrats buck to intense pressure of the remuel of reference to god and jerusalem as the capital of israel. moments ago, a hotly disputed voice vote was held. reinstituting the language in an amendment which contains bothellments. we'll hear that and also hear there democrats on it. mitt romney sounds off
there are "no discernible remains in the soil samples that were taken beneath a storage shed in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was there around the time the former teamster leader disappeared. the samples are being sent to michigan state university, but police doubt any remains would be from hoffa. >> can you imagine, you know, when we used to drive into new york, my mom would always point to a field just outside the meadowlands and say, that's where gjimmy hoffa was buried. >> i'm sure a lot of people pointing, jimmy hoffa is over there. interesting on cnn.com, why do people still care where jimmy hoffa is? just the made for tv story that this guy disappeared. >> kept getting whacked at the height of his career or allegedly whacked. >> yes. >> one should say. >> the perfect word. >>> all right, to baseball and a homer heard around the league, but not the one that everyone expects. homer bailey. the cincinnati reds pitcher threw a no-hitter against the pittsburgh pirates and the first for the reds since the 1980s. >>> today ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america, they're
to let you do this now because we see what you're doing and it's not right. there are people in detroit where i grew up who were born on the east side who had never even been to the west side of the city. you're talking about picking up tickets at will call. these folks are just riding the bus. they don't have a lot of resources and a lot of opportunities. what we need are more individuals to stand up to their own parties and say, that's not right. i want our guy to win. but i want our guy to win fairly. >> passionate opinions on that. a lot to talk about. president obama and mitt romney, they go face to face as american voters weigh their choice. the first of three presidential debates will be next wednesday night. watch it live on cnn, 7:00 eastern and on cnn.com as well. >>> meanwhile, as the president and mitt romney get ready for wednesday's showdown, we have learned a little inside info on how they're getting ready. senator john kerry will play the role of mitt romney when mr. obama holds his practice sessionings. and ohio senator rob portman is portraying the president during mit
right now near detroit. it's an armed standoff with an accused cop killer. the west bloomfield police department confirms to cnn that one of its officers, who was shot late last night, has died. they're not naming the officer, but we know he is a 12-year veteran of the police force. he was responding to reports of gunfire in a home when the suspect turned his gun on the police. the armed suspect is now barricaded in that home. >>> power is starting to come back to millions of people who lost power in cuba. affected areas included all of havana, more than 2 million people there, cuba has an aging power grid so brief oughtages aren't unprecedented, by following a big storm a massive outage on this scale is really rare there. the west side state run newspaper blames the outage on a transmission line that feeds the western tip of the island. >>> president barack obama's numbers are looking up on two fronts this morning. his campaign says it raised more than mitt romney did in the month of august. a total of $114 million. compared to mitt romney's $111 million. more than half of that came
of jimmy hoffa focused on a home in suburban detroit. investigators plan to drill underneath the concrete driveway and test soil from the house in roseville, michigan. police say radar detected some kind of anomaly as they're calling it underneath the home. they are working off a tip from a man who claims a body was buried there at te same time the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. police say the test results should be available in the next week. >> wouldn't that be something? >>> not much is known by j.k. rowling except that it is for adults only. casual vacancy goes on sale today and it's a world away from marry and the hogwarts. her new book features sex, drugs and lots of swear words. we'll have a live report from a london book store at the bottom of the hour. >> i can't wait. he was the only boy on the girls varsity volleyball team. right? now the league has changed its mind. we'll tell you why and what happened. coming up next. he's not very h♪ ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advance
the heat on in your house from minneapolis to chicago to detroit to buffalo. this is the first time this season i've used this map. the windchill map. we actually have windchills in the lower to mid-30s in a few spots. look at detroit. 34 is your windchill this morning. if you're out at the bus stop, the kids this morning, maybe even hat gloves. can you believe that? the forecast for your monday, it's going to be a nice afternoon. the sun will warm us out. we won't have a lot of wet weather. for traveling around the country, no problems whatsoever. there's some of that heat i was talking about. dallas today, 96. you'd love a little cool shot of air. it doesn't look like any is headed your way. you're going to be 90 through the weekend. more updates to come and a look at the tropics. you're watching "morning joe." the sun's coming up slowly. beautiful day under way in new york city. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. [ male announcer ] when a major hospital wanted to provide better employee benefits while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was.
is dead and general motors is alive! >> his opponent wanted to let detroit go bankrupt. this president saved the american auto industry and it's coming back strong. >> the american auto industry is not just surviving, it's thriving. >> this is the president who saved the american auto industry from extinction. >> sean: what was never mentioned is that more than $25 billion in loans will never be repaid and $15 billion when you talk about gmac, meaning that you the taxpayer will be stuck with the bill. why did g.m. deserve the bailout? it's the unions. big labor has been a big supporter of the anointed one. this is the president, returning that favor. joining me to expose the untold story about the auto bailout, the author of the best sellir, number 1, obama's america. 2016, you are going to -- you are going to surpass al gore's, you know, what that was global warming fiasco. >> this is a big weekend for the film. "an inconvenient truth." that will be a very inconvenient truth for al gore. it will surpass his film and sicko and bowling for clum bine. >> sicko, that was the auto biograph
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." detroit, michigan, "romney's 47% remark: will it sink his campaign?" andrew kaszynski at buzz feed has been doing thiz rouese rounf swing state newspaper's front-page headlines. so it's a great way to get a snapshot of how things covered in the national press are actually translating on the ground, where the voters who will decide this election will actually be reading about it in their local paper. and the romney campaign's media problem becoming a national problem, a coast to coast nationwide problem is evident now not just in newspaper lines like you just saw across the country, but also in the polling. every day now, we're getting new waves of polling data from the nine or so states that make up the swing state map for the election. these are the latest numbers as of today. in new hampshire, mr. romney currently holding a three-point lead. that is a rasmussen poll. in virginia, it's president obama up by seven. in florida, it's president obama up by five. in colorado, it's president obama up by one. in wisconsin, it's president obama up by six. in michigan, it's obama by eight. in
of all different kinds from inner city detroit to the bering straits of alaska to indian reservations to all different kinds of districts. and we've had success across all of those different types. i can't say that every single school is successful, but every type of school we've shown a great deal of success and have done a lot of research to show that the gains that are possible, if you simply decide to take the achievement of every single kid very seriously. >> there are gains, but there has also been criticism, bob, people say this program does sacrifice individuality or creativity, that education is more than just the basics of math and reading. so how can schools ensure creative diversity but also ensure the basic comprehension skills for math and reading so that they can compete not just with students inside our own country but when we think globally about the students around the world? >> i think the experience that kids actually have and the teachers actually have in success for all are exactly what every parent would want for their kids. it's way more than just math and read
. romney said, let detroit go bankrupt. he said, federal money could kill the automobile industry. but the cash injection did what? the absolute opposite. automakers got special financing from the taxpayers. and, of course, michigan's unemployment level hit its lowest point in three years. general motors is reporting profits again. now, mitt romney wants to set the record straight. he says he actually wanted to rebuild the automobile industry by sending it into bankruptcy? maybe romney can explain his stance on the automobile industry for voters in michigan and ohio during the debate. where he is trailing. here's the second thing that mitt romney wants to clear up for all of us out there. >> he says i'm in favor of lowering taxes on wealthy people. no, i'm not. i'm not going to reduce the taxes on the wealthy at all. in fact, i want to lower taxes on middle income people. he says i want to raise them on middle income people. that's completely inaccurate. >> really? it will be interest to watch romney set the president straight on his tax cut plan. we spent time on "the ed show" tr
last year has died. 25-year-old amanda clayton was found in her suburban detroit home saturday. police haven't released an official cause of death, but they do suspect a possible drug overdose. clayton hit headlines earlier this year when she was forced to be sentenced to probation for admitting she continued to collect food stamps even after she won $1 million. >>> my guests for today's faces of fate. how to find the right god for you. i'm sure you have the main religions, christianity judaism, islam, but there are thousands more. eric whiner imersed himself in eight different religions, many widely known. others quite obscure. first sufism, booedism, franciscan and then there's rail, the world estlargest ufo-based religion focused on pleasure. , taoism, wica, a tribal spirituality based on nature and sometimes using hallucinogenens and then finally kaballah, madonna practices this. this is a book called "man seeks god." he joins us now from washington. eric, good morning. it's absolutely fascinating what you did. tell us how you started this junior where i. >> well, i started in the
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